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Oor Wullie Annual 2016

£3.99

Product description

Scottish comic strip published in the D.C. Thomson newspaper The Sunday Post, and drawn by cartoonist Dudley D. Watkins it first appeared on 8 March 1936. It features a character called Wullie Russell. His trademarks are spiky hair, dungarees and an upturned bucket, which he uses as a seat. The artistic style settled down by 1940 and has changed little since. A frequent tagline reads, "Oor Wullie! Your Wullie! A'body's Wullie!" (Our Willie! Your Willie! Everybody's Willie!).

Watkins continued to draw Oor Wullie until his death in 1969, after which the Post recycled his work into the 1970s. New strips were eventually commissioned from Tom Lavery, followed by Peter Davidson and Robert Nixon. Ken H. Harrison drew the strip from 1989 until 1997, when Davidson resumed duties. Starting in 1940 the Oor Wullie strips also appeared in the form of a Christmas annual which alternated every second year with “The Broons”, another D. C. Thomson product. (No annuals were published between 1943 and 1946.) Pre-1966 annuals were undated. Starting in 2015, both titles are now published annually.

EX pages, inscription in the front page.

Item details

Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2016, published in 2015.
Format:
Paperback
Publisher:
DC Thomson

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Scottish comic strip published in the D.C. Thomson newspaper The Sunday Post, and drawn by cartoonist Dudley D. Watkins it first appeared on 8 March 1936. It features a character called Wullie Russell. His trademarks are spiky hair, dungarees and an upturned bucket, which he uses as a seat. The artistic style settled down by 1940 and has changed little since. A frequent tagline reads, "Oor Wullie! Your Wullie! A'body's Wullie!" (Our Willie! Your Willie! Everybody's Willie!).

Watkins continued to draw Oor Wullie until his death in 1969, after which the Post recycled his work into the 1970s. New strips were eventually commissioned from Tom Lavery, followed by Peter Davidson and Robert Nixon. Ken H. Harrison drew the strip from 1989 until 1997, when Davidson resumed duties. Starting in 1940 the Oor Wullie strips also appeared in the form of a Christmas annual which alternated every second year with “The Broons”, another D. C. Thomson product. (No annuals were published between 1943 and 1946.) Pre-1966 annuals were undated. Starting in 2015, both titles are now published annually.

EX pages, inscription in the front page.

Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2016, published in 2015.
Format:
Paperback
Publisher:
DC Thomson

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